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Tolsama 15Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: MSN Laboratories
Medicine composition: Tolvaptan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Tolsama 15Mg Tablet falls under a category of drugs known as vasopressin v2-receptor. It is used in the treatment of low blood sodium levels. It functions by increasing the excretion of fluid from the body. This in turn normalizes the sodium levels.

On using Tolsama 15Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as reduced appetite, constipation, drying of the mouth, fatigue, constipation, vomiting, dehydration, abdominal cramps, nausea, sweating, difficulty in breathing, weight loss, increased urge to urinate and feelings of thirst. Should the reactions continue and become severe over time, seek the help of your doctor immediately.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if you have any allergies, you are allergic to any foods, medicines and substances. If you are already taking any medications, if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby, if you have a medical history of diabetes/ liver disease, alcohol abuse.

Ideally the dosage is prescribed by the doctor taking into consideration the overall health of the patient and the current condition. The usual dose in adults is about 15 mg orally to be taken once a day.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Hematologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Tvaptan 15mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Tolsama 15Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Tolvaptan, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication acts as a competitive arginine vasopressin receptor 2 antagonist that works selectively. Vasopressin receptor reacts on the V2 receptor that is found within the walls of the vasculature and the luminal membranes.

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